Navigare Necesse Est! Hop on-board – Welcome to the blog Navigare necesse est, a blog about sailing and food & drink on-board. It is about cruising among all the islands of the Baltic sea and the archipelago of Stockholm especially. The archipelago around Stockholm has over 20.000 islands and islets and it is very dear to me and it is among these I have my home harbor. About me: I, Tyra the author of this blog live on a rather small island near the town Vaxholm. I have the Coastal Skipper Certificate and this Coastal Skipper Certificate is the second level of the official Swedish nautical training courses for recreational boat drivers. I love night navigation and has an in-depth knowledge of both day and night navigation, 'close to shore' as well as offshore. The Coastal Skipper Certificate is compulsory for the sailing of boats larger than 12 x 4 meters. Our boat is not that big at all but you never know one day perhaps I really need it. Although I'm sometimes the Captain of the boat and enjoys it I think I am more than willingly to spend a lot of time down in the galley. I just love to cook and bake on-board and I'm lucky I don’t get seasick below deck as many people unfortunately do, the only problem when cooking on-board is when it is leaning too much to one side and if we are going on the wrong tack. View my profile.



Tuesday

Ångbåtensdag

Varje år i juni firas Ångbåtensdag. Båtarna kastar loss inne i den kungliga huvudstaden klockan sju, föratt ta sig den ångkraft ut till Vaxholm. Mat och dryck flödar, det är folkfest och Vaxholm blir till ett stort mingelparty. Blåsorkester brukar spela ifrån balkongen på Vaxholms hotell. Det är riktigt trevligt.
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A special day for special boats, Steamship Day. We celebrate it each year second Wednesday in June. The ships start the journey in Stockholm (just below the Royal Castle) and they arrive to Vaxholm about eight in the evening. Vaxholm becomes like a great big mingle party. Food, drinks, music and a lot of people......and here comes the stars!....
Favoritbåt, är den inte vacker?

Samling vid hotellhörnan.

Vacker skönhet, ångbåten Saltsjön på väg mot Vaxholm

Vaxholms lilla smycke, Kastellet
Vi ses, Tyra

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Vilka bilder, ses i Juni/ Martin

Emilie said...

Ah det dar ar verkligen Sverige i ett notskal! Forhoppningsvis hinner jag med denna tillstallning i ar! :) Vet du vilket datum det blir?

Christina said...

Tack för besöket på min blogg...så underbara bilder du har, jättehärliga.
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